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Sophos Wireless Protection Overview


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This presentation provides an overview of Sophos Wireless Protection. It will help you to:

- Understand the wireless networking market
- Learn more about Sophos' wireless solutions address
- And how those solutions can meet the needs you have today for secure wireless networking

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Sophos Wireless Protection Overview

  1. 1. 1 Barbara Hudson Sr. Product Marketing Manager Sophos Wireless Protection An Overview
  2. 2. 2 Agenda • The enterprise WLAN market • Your needs • Our wireless solutions • Let’s talk
  3. 3. 3 Global Enterprise WLAN Market Source: IDC Q1 2013 marked 13 consecutive quarters of annual growth over 15% 2012 3.68 billion US$ 2013 (estimate) 4.3 billion US$
  4. 4. 4 Key driver for wireless market growth BYOD & the booming enterprise mobility market
  5. 5. 5 Considerations for your secure Wi-Fi Ease of use Secure guest access Complete coverage Access for BYOD users Cost- effectiveness Scalability
  6. 6. 6 WLAN solutions – an overview Consumer home access points + Low cost - Limited features - Hard to manage Low-end UTM appliances with integrated WLAN + Moderate investment + Integrated UTM - Incomplete coverage Cloud-based access point management + Moderate investment + Scalable - Limited security Enterprise controller-based solutions + Many WLAN features - Very expensive - Hard to manage
  7. 7. 7 Why Sophos Wireless Protection? + Wireless access everywhere + Secure guest WLAN + Easy to use (plug 'n' play) + Integrated UTM security
  8. 8. 8 AT HOME AND ON THE MOVE HEADQUARTERS REMOTE OFFICE Sophos RED UTM Secure Wi-Fi Secure Web Gateway Wireless controller Secure Email Gateway Web Application Firewall Secure Wi-Fi Secure Guest Wi-Fi Reputation Data • Active Protection SophosLabs Correlated intelligence • Content Classification UTM Manager SOPHOS UTM Management Protection Reporting UTM Endpoint Protection UTM Endpoint Protection Full UTM Protection UTM Endpoint Protection Secure VPN Client Sophos UTM: Securing wireless networks Secure VPN Client
  9. 9. 9 Wireless access everywhere – mesh
  10. 10. 10 Secure guest WLAN and BYOD – hotspots
  11. 11. 11 Easy to use (plug 'n' play)
  12. 12. 12 Integrated UTM security • Dual AV-engine (SophosLabs, Avira) • Extensive web filtering capabilities • Intrusion Prevention System • … • Wireless LAN in remote offices
  13. 13. 13 What I really like about Sophos’ integrated wireless protection approach is that it frees our administrators from separately managing an expensive enterprise wireless solution. Jason Richards, CEO of Vineyard Networks “ ” Don’t just take our word for it
  14. 14. 14 Ask yourself… Would you like to have a wireless LAN solution that offers strong wireless and security functionality but is easy to manage? Would your organization benefit if you were able to plug in the access points anywhere in your network for automatic and instant installation? How important is it for you to extend your wireless solution to cover every part of the office? How do you currently offer wireless Internet access to your visitors and guests? How much time do you spend managing wireless networking and security solutions independently from one another?
  15. 15. 15 What we can offer • Access Points and Wireless Protection Subscription (wireless controller) as an add-on to an existing Firewall or Security Gateway • The option to combine with RED for secure branch office connectivity • Our FullGuard license also provides Network and Web Protection • Or for smaller offices, try our BasicGuard license • Add Endpoint Protection and Web in Endpoint, for consistent protection wherever your users are
  16. 16. 16 Let’s talk
  17. 17. 17© Sophos Ltd. All rights reserved.